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Magnolia’s Sidewalk Patio for Brunch & Summer Cocktails

Magnolia’s Sidewalk Patio for Brunch & Summer Cocktails

It’s summer and it’s time, even more than usual, for enjoying the great outdoors. Not as in hiking the Sam Merrill Trail or Sunset Cliffs, but the great outdoors of the town of Pasadena. Magnolia House on South Lake has opened a sidewalk patio just in time for summer and lingering brunches—which, of course, could occur (if necessary) […]

8 Works, 2 Takes: A Room to Create

8 Works, 2 Takes: A Room to Create

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre: This is the dance that makes you think, makes you stop and wonder about what you value and how you want to be in the world. Evans’ musicianship (as seen in others pieces as well) is embedded in her craft. Music, dance and expression all as one. —Beth Megill, dance instructor/choreographer, […]

Water… Summer!

Water… Summer!

From tide pools to shipwrecks, from surfing to coastal cliffs; it’s summertime—which means head for the beach! Ralph DeFelice is creator of the blog Day Trips LA, where he shares what he sees and learns while walking, climbing, trekking with his kids, immersed in nature—one adventure at a time. Excerpt from Day Trips LA, below… I’m a […]

Omega-3 Garlic Barramundi with Mushrooms & Wild Rice

Omega-3 Garlic Barramundi with Mushrooms & Wild Rice

Traditional Western cooking techniques like grilling and roasting set off a chemical reaction in food that releases advanced glycation end products or AGEs. When ingested, AGEs damage collagen. They literally age our skin! The good news is there are simple tricks that can be used to reduce AGE formation, and they’re found in my Omega-3 […]

In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

For the past nine years, Chalk Repertory Theatre has been creating some pretty unusual theater in the Los Angeles area. On Saturday night, I witnessed their latest production, In Case of Emergency. The play takes place in the garage of a young lady tormented by fears of disaster, so the venue for the play was, […]

Write Teachers

Write Teachers

Imagine five hours of soaking up the knowledge and experience of three respected authors, which also includes a writing workshop, a question and answer session, and the ever-loving prospect to buy more books. A perfect day, yes? Flintridge Bookstore welcomes international bestselling author Anne Perry, anthology editor and author of The Bone Weaver Victoria Zackheim, […]

You Are Here

You Are Here

We glance to the right while walking east on Colorado Boulevard, just before the corner at Hudson Avenue. “790 Colorado” the silver signage says, listing below some tax consultants and a number to call for executive suites. Yet it’s the irregular bobbing and weaving of two red balloons attached to a makeshift easel that catches our attention. […]

Colors Divine

Colors Divine

  Karol Franks. Karol Franks Photography. No more need be said. Enjoy.                         View more photography by Karol Franks in Hometown Pasadena’s Photo Op: “Iconic Pasadena” “Winter to Spring” “Karol Franks Photography” “Waters Here & There” “Temecula Balloon Festival” “Lavender Festival” “Colored Skies, Public Art […]

Women Who Whiskey at Preux & Proper

Women Who Whiskey at Preux & Proper

We’ve just been informed of another opportunity for those who “luv” their whiskey. On June 14, Women Who Whiskey Los Angeles invites whiskey lovers to Preux & Proper on Spring Street for a tasting of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey. Details below thanks to Women Who Whiskey Los Angeles President Kim Ohanneson… We’ll sample four expressions of the top-selling […]

Chroma Critters

Chroma Critters

Elif Savas, Mary Kelly, Simone Vitucci and Erika Walczak are the foursome behind CHROMA, which strives to create “musical adventures” for kids. On June 7  at the Altadena Library, members will perform their latest show Critters. Critters includes excerpts from Johann Strauss, Phillip Strauss, Henry Mancini, Pink Floyd, Igor Stravinsky, and Erik Satie performed by an […]

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